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Free Tours by Foot

1,009 reviews
About Free Tours by Foot
Free Tours by Foot offers pay-what-you-like tours of Chicago, focusing on walking tour, self-guided bike tours and ghosts tours. Name your own price, including free. Pay-what-you-like tours are tours for every budget.
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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One cold and slushy day we met up with a dozen others, after detailed instructions emailed by our guide Bruce. He took charge with a Sargent Major voice and kept us all under tight rein. A mixture of indoor and outdoor, in the city loop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was amazing and the Sean was a great guide. He gave lots of recommendations for Chicago and building to go see! Wonderful tour and completely worth it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rena F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met Mike at 10am and he made everyone welcome onto the tour, taking time to find out where everyone had come from. The tour was great and included some fascinating pieces of information - he is very knowledgeable about Chicago. He took our group...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EponymousGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mike was our Free Walking Tour host. He is very friendly and knows alot about the city and its history. We saw beautiful bulidings, heard interesting stories and learned alot. I can recommend Mikes tour to anyone! He really cares about the city. Thanks for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dennisjost
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Excelent walk tour of a hidden part of the city i wouldn't get to know without the tour. Thanks Bruce, 10 points.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank elianafram
Reviewed December 3, 2018

My guide Sean was great. He has so much knowledge and made additional suggestions that I took him up on. I highly recommend FreeTours by Foot and will use them again.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

I did two tours (one with Mike and one with Michael): both were great, the guides really love their city and want to make you discover the best in it, and are really kind. Walking tours are for me always the best to discover a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 260celestinel
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We had the tour in Spanish and we just loved it. Sylvia is such an enthusiast about Chicago that we couldn’t help falling in love with it too. We are very great full with her for helping us understand a little more about this beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Escape272038
Reviewed November 17, 2018

nice and interesting walking tour. Our guide Sean is really well prepared, nice, efficient and timely

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ossimarco44
Reviewed November 16, 2018

I joined 4 tours in Chicago (i.e. Ghost tour / Architecture tour / Skyscrapers tour). Aram and Bruce are very good guides! The guide makes the difference.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Wanderer38313055598
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May 9, 2018|
Response from Betsaida T | Reviewed this property |
whats your question?
January 20, 2018|
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Response from 947nevat | Reviewed this property |
I agree, give what you think is appropriate. I was in a small group and it looked as if everyone gave something. I really enjoyed the guide and gave $20.
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Raynmaker | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We did the morning inside the loop tour with Andy and the afternoon Lincoln Park tour. Be careful; some tours overlap. Expect 90 minutes to 2 hours for each tour.